Article with the three Rs – reduce, reuse, recycle (and a MAKE mention! We’d like to say 4 Rs, re-Make: !).
Shopping stress and hall-decking frenzy is just so last year. Try thinking through everything about your holidays, whether itâ€™s the food you prepare, the trips you take or the way you celebrate, and break it all down using the three Rs of simplifying â€” reduce, reuse, recycle. Rethinking your routine might make it simpler this year â€” and less stressful in the future….
Everything: Thereâ€™s fun to be had with all the old sweaters, shoe boxes and computer cables shoved to the back of the closet and a little creativity. If the old imagination is a little rusty, donâ€™t worry: Thereâ€™s lots of help out there. Check out Instructables.com for step-by-step, how-to instructions for almost everything in life, including gift ideas like recycled lamps, kidsâ€™ book clocks, homemade bubble bath and speakers from cereal boxes and dolls. For a science and technology spin on DIY projects, check out the Web site for Make magazine at Makezine.com.